Global Awareness Teacher Resources
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Twelfth graders explore values in global perspectives. They discuss values in popular films and complete a timeline of their personal, societal, and key events. They design a photograph that reflects the concept of values. They create questions for an online survey.
Upper graders and middle schoolers make up a scenario of planning outdoor concert locations for their favorite musical group. They do this by looking into the weather patterns in a variety of tropical regions. They research where and when severe weather happens in these regions, and work together to come up with a proposed itinerary for their band that should keep them "dry" during their performances. A great teaching idea, and a wonderful lesson plan!
Bring global awareness into the classroom. Young politically minded learners read an article about the ban on arms sales to China and discuss political concerns about this issue. They research other embargos on foreign trade and use a graphic organizer to consider the impact of having it lifted would produce.
March 24th is annually recognized as World Tuberculosis Day. In this World Tuberculosis Day worksheet, students complete activities such as word scramble, numbering passages, scrambled sentences, think=pair-share, and peer interviewing. A final homework assignment synthesizes student research, and the informative passage can be heard through a link on the site. The first several activities aren't complete- start at the "spelling" section.
Third graders investigate environmental stability through consumption and recycling. They look into how much of a recyclable good it takes to create one new product. Pupils compile a list of these quantities, then create posters that are hung up around the school sharing their important findings. This brilliantly written plan is well worth implementing with your 3rd graders. The sooner our young people turn on to recycling, the better.
By exploring the three categories of human-induced environmental problems students can gain a global perspective.
Students develop an awareness of citizenship and how it's defined globally. They explore the cultural diversity of different types of communities around the world. In addition, they assess the rights and responsibilities that are associated with global citizenship and global concerns.
Students research, interpret, and become able to explain general characteristics of weather in tropical regions. Students observe and compare tropical and mid-latitude weather patterns.
Students research scientific discoveries and technological innovations. They organize discoveries and innovations in life, environmental, physical, earth and space science categories. They analyze impact of selected discoveries and innovations in terms of personal, community, national or global perspectives.
A good accompaniment to an economics lesson, this presentation explores the aggregate expenditures model, detailing the relationship between consumption and saving using graphs and charts. Additional information includes investments and interest rates, as well as the global perspective on consumption. Viewers will appreciate the easy-to-understand bullet points, and lecturers will appreciate the handy navigational tool and list of relevant terminology.
Young economists will enjoy this approachable and informative presentation. It is full of helpful graphs and definitions. Especially interesting will be the graph that measures the global perspective of the underground economy as a percent of GDP, as well as a discussion about an expenditures approach versus an income approach to economics.
Twelfth graders consider global issues and their effects. They identify the themes of human needs, human rights, and the environment, select a topic and research articles for a Global Current Events Portfolio. Working in small groups, they compare and contrast their articles and view a video and write a journal response to the film.
For this language skills worksheet, learners read an article about World Down Syndrome Day. Students respond to 6 matching questions, 29 fill in the blank questions, 30 multiple choice questions, 12 word scramble questions, 30 short answer questions, 1 graphic organizer question, and 1 essay question regarding the content of the article.
In this language skills activity, students read an article about Elimination of Violence Against Women. Students respond to 6 matching questions, 29 fill in the blank questions, 30 multiple choice questions, 12 word scramble questions, 30 short answer questions, 1 graphic organizer question, and 1 essay question.
The second Saturday of September is recognized annually as World First Aid Day. In this First Aid Day worksheet, students read or listen to a passage, then match phrases, fill in the blanks, choose the correct word, unscramble words and sentences, put phrases in order, write discussion questions and conduct a survey. A homework assignment synthesizes student research, and the informational passage is available to hear through a link on the site.
High schoolers examine the stereotypes used to classify the Middle East. After taking a regional literacy survey, they discover their own global awareness. They discuss how stereotypes are formed and how they persist over time if not stopped.
Imagine a meeting between President Bush and Putin. Get your class thinking about global awareness, democracy, and totalitarian modes of government. They examine how two leaders approach major governmental issues and run their countries in different ways.
Fourth graders review the five themes of geography as a class. Using the Balkan region, they identify the physical and human characteristics and label the countries and landforms on a map. They answer geographical questions and analyze information.
Students use a search engine to build a list of skills needed for their career path of interest.
High schoolers develop basic research and writing skills. They explore and interpret and make maps. Students develop a global perspective. Also student explore the relationships between geography, climate and the nature of various societies.